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Senators Casey, Murray and Warren introduce Foster EITC Act to expand important tax credit for former foster youth

| December 2, 2015 |

In late November, Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Patty Murray (D-WA), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced the Foster EITC Act, a bill intended to increase

November is National Adoption Month

| November 23, 2015 |

November is National Adoption Month. For the last nineteen years, this month has been a time to celebrate families who have adopted children in

The Numbers Behind Congress’s Champions for Children

| November 7, 2015 |

Americans are deeply concerned about the future of our nation’s children. A Battleground Poll by the Tarrance Group and Lake Research in May finds

Demand fair scheduling for families

| October 28, 2015 |

Today, far too many hourly workers are subjected to irregular, erratic work schedules that wreak havoc on their families. The advent of new computer

Voices of Youth: Redefining Homelessness for Children

| June 17, 2015 |

On Tuesday, June 16, Senator Patty Murray, Senator Lisa Murkowski, and Senator Dianne Feinstein sponsored “Voices of Youth,” a discussion among 10 formerly or

Providing Summer Meals to Low-Income Families with Children

| June 12, 2015 |

On June 10, a release event was held for the Stop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2015, introduced by Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Representative

The Healthy Families Act

| April 24, 2015 |

The Healthy Families Act (H.R. 932/S. 497), sponsored by Representative Rosa DeLauro and Senator Patty Murray, will allow workers in firms of 15 or more

How our federal budget can make kids the priority

| April 13, 2015 |

The Senate and House passed separate budget resolutions for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 and are now expected to conference this week to come up

IN-STATE for Dreamers Act Important for College Access

| March 19, 2015 |

Senators Murray (D-WA) and Hirono (D-HI) and Representatives Polis (D-CO) and Castro (D-TX) introduced today legislation to support states that invest in higher education

Quit Playing Politics With the Health of Children

| March 10, 2015 |

This blog post originally appeared in Huffington Post. Having worked in the Senate and House for over a decade, it is tragic is witness